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What is RFID-blocking technology and why should you have it?

Stories are reported in countries around the world of people traveling that have had their identity stolen. Its common to hear about people being robbed in many high risk countries where their passports, money, ID's, cash and other personal valuables are stolen. However, what about the simple act of carrying those items close to you and still having your personal information stolen?
This is what RFID-blocking technology prevents. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. RFID uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags. The tags contain electronically stored information which means they are embedded. Simply put, your personal information can be read hundreds of meters/yards away. You don't have to be in a foreign country to experience this either. When visiting many cities in the U.S. protecting your belongings should be a priority. For everyday life … do your best to take precautions with RFID blocking options.
Without RFID protection, your personal information is at risk for identity theft. When traveling internationally, this is a number one thing to keep in mind when selecting the carrier for your invaluable documentation. From neck and waist stashes to backpacks and purses, the new RFID-Blocking technology offers built in protection. Select the style that is right for you.